Innovation and HRM : absences and politics

Zanko, Michael, Badham, Richard, Couchman, Paul and Schubert, Maren 2008, Innovation and HRM : absences and politics, International journal of human resource management, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 562-581.

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Title Innovation and HRM : absences and politics
Author(s) Zanko, Michael
Badham, Richard
Couchman, Paul
Schubert, Maren
Journal name International journal of human resource management
Volume number 19
Issue number 4
Start page 562
End page 581
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2008
ISSN 0958-5192
1466-4399
Keyword(s) concurrent engineering
HRM
innovation
politics
power
Summary This article analyses the role of HRM practices in the implementation of an innovative cross-functional approach to new product development (concurrent engineering, CE) in Eurotech Industries. Contrary to CE methodology stipulations, and despite supportive conditions, HRM received scant attention in the implementation process. Organizational power and politics were clearly involved in this situation, and this article explores how their play created such HRM ‘absences’. The article builds on a four-dimensional view of power in order to provide a deeper understanding of the embedded, interdependent and political nature of HRM practice and innovation.
Language eng
Field of Research 150399 Business and Management not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2008, Taylor & Francis
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30034966

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